Phenomena on every plane of being are constantly arising and disappearing. Thus they are forever fresh,  always new and inexhaustible. Like dreams without solid substance, they can never become rigid or binding. The universe exists in a deep, elusive way that can never be grasped or frozen. Why feel obsessive desire or hatred for it, thereby creating illusory bonds?

— Tilopa

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To realise this inexpressible truth, do not manipulate mind or body but simply open into transparency with relaxed natural grace, intellect at ease in silence, limbs at rest in stillness like hollow bamboos. Neither breathing in nor breathing out with the breath of habitual thinking, allow the mind to be at peace in brilliant wakefulness.

— Tilopa

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Whoever clings to mind sees not the truth of what’s Beyond the mind. Whoever strives to practice Dharma finds not the truth of Beyond-practice. To know what is Beyond both mind and practice, one should cut cleanly through the root of mind and stare naked. One should thus break away from all distinctions and remain at ease.

— Tilopa

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Cut the root of a tree and the leaves will wither; cut the root of your mind and samsara falls.

– Tilopa

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